What's on: Your guide to events in Port Stephens

Fingal Bay Sports Club will host Cinema By the Greens, a free outdoor cinema event, on January 14, 15 and 16.
Fingal Bay Sports Club will host Cinema By the Greens, a free outdoor cinema event, on January 14, 15 and 16.

Outdoor cinema

January 14, 15, 16: Fingal Bay Sports Club. Time: 7pm. Cost: Free

The club will show three family friendly movies on the big screen by the bowling greens. Space Jam: A New Legacy on Jan 14, Instant Family on Jan 15 and The Croods: A New Age on Jan 16. Films roll at 7pm. Read more on this event here.

Birubi market

January 14: Robinson Reserve, Fitzroy Street, Anna Bay. Time: 4pm-8pm.

Launch of the new Friday's at Birubi twilight market featuring than 80 stalls, live music, nearby playground and skate park for kids, food. This market will be held in the park every Friday in January.

Homegrown Markets

January 15-29: Nelson Bay Foreshore, Victoria Parade. Time: 4pm-8pm.

The Homegrown Markets will be staged along the Nelson Bay foreshore each Wednesday and Saturday in January. This market specialise in handmade, eco and local designs.

Brickfest at the Bay

January 15-16: Anna Bay Public School. Time: 10am-4pm. Cost: $7 per person, $25 per family.

Rainbow Bricks is back at Anna Bay and displaying Lego creations as part of the 12th annual Brickfest at the Bay. Local creators will be showcasing their unique creations, collections of Lego, and other fantastic items you can't find anywhere else. Attendees can enjoy a day of family-friendly fun at this unique event. Click here to buy tickets.

Legacy Markets

January 16: Neil Carroll Park, Nelson Bay. Time: 9am-2pm.

Second-hand tools and clothes to arthritis cream, candle oils, handicrafts, local produce, art, pottery, plants and cakes. The Nelson Bay Legacy Markets are held the first, third and fifth Sunday of the month.

Enjoy a walk along the Tanilba Bay foreshore on January 19 as part of the Port Stephens Summer Coastal Activities program.

Enjoy a walk along the Tanilba Bay foreshore on January 19 as part of the Port Stephens Summer Coastal Activities program.

Explore Port Stephens: Go beyond the bays and beaches

Rockpool Ramble

January 16: Boat Harbour Beach, Kingsley Drive. Time: 2pm-4pm: Cost: Free but bookings essential.

As the ocean retreats, discover the creatures that inhabit rocky shores in our area. Experts will help you find and identify these fascinating plants and animals. Suitable for children aged 10+. To book a spot phone the Port Stephens Visitor Information Centre on 1800 808 900.

Tanilba walk

January 19: Peace Parade boat ramp (Tanilba Avenue end), Tanilba Bay. Time: 10am-12pm. Cost: Free but bookings essential.

Enjoy a walk along the foreshore that includes paperbark trees, swamp mahoganies and wetland grasses. To book a spot phone the Port Stephens Visitor Information Centre on 1800 808 900.